Data Science Analyst

Data Science Analyst

Data Science Analyst - Remote

Job ID 335294 Date posted 06/07/2024 Job Expiration Date 06/22/2024

  • Rochester, MN
  • Full Time
  • Mayo Clinic Platform

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Why Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic is top-ranked in more specialties than any other care provider according to U.S. News & World Report. As we work together to put the needs of the patient first, we are also dedicated to our employees, investing in competitive compensation andcomprehensive benefit plans – to take care of you and your family, now and in the future. And with continuing education and advancement opportunities at every turn, you can build a long, successful career with Mayo Clinic. You’ll thrive in an environment that supports innovation, is committed to ending racism and supporting diversity, equity and inclusion, and provides the resources you need to succeed.


Data Scientists at Mayo Clinic perform detailed analysis of large bodies of heterogeneous data in order to discover new patterns and insights having an impact upon patient health and augmenting human capabilities. Candidate has expertise in AI, machine learning, deep learning, statistical data processing, regression techniques, neural networks, decision trees, clustering, pattern recognition, probability theory and data science methods used to analyze data.
May work with knowledge architects, informaticians and clinicians at Mayo, and partner outside companies to develop and deploy applications to bring AI and analytic solutions to nontechnical users, often at the point of care. Applies and modifies existing scripts or software applications to support data management, data extraction, data analysis, and AI as required May develop predictive models on datasets to address various business problems by leveraging statistical modeling, operations research, machine learning, or data mining techniques. May provide Consultative Services to departments/divisions and/or support scientific projects under the guidance of a designated senior level data scientist.

Other responsibilities:
•Provides data insights for business problems that can be approached with analytics techniques to collect, explore, and extract insights from structured and unstructured data.
•Has expertise in the data science methods used to analyze data, and knowledge of data types, topics, and scientific challenges and approaches.
•Executes analytical procedures in the framework of a specific project work request.
•Creates or modifies scripts or software applications to support data management, data extraction and data analysis as required.
•Contributes to the interpretation of data analysis and to writing reports.
•Helps customers understand the data set and provide training and suggestions for improvement on the data request.
•Leverages communication and interpersonal skills and works with subject matter experts
•Presents findings in easy to understand terms for the business or clinical practice.


A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field such as engineering, mathematics, computer science, health science, or other analytical/quantitative and a minimum of three years of professional or research experience in data science will be considered.

The preferred candidate will possess a Master’s degree or a PhD in a relevant field such as engineering, mathematics, computer science, health science, or other analytical/quantitative field and a minimum of one year of professional or research experience in data. Demonstrated ability to develop predictive models to address various business problems through leveraging advanced statistical modeling, machine learning, or data mining techniques. May provide consultative services to departments/divisions and committees. Demonstrated application of several problem-solving methodologies, planning techniques, continuous improvement methods, and analytical tools and methodologies (e.g. machine learning, statistical packages, modeling, etc.) required. Incumbent must have ability to manage a varied workload of projects with multiple priorities and stay current on healthcare trends and enterprise changes. Interpersonal skills and time management skills are required. Requires strong analytical skills and the ability to identify and recommend solutions, advanced computer application skills and a commitment to customer service. Experience with data modeling and date exploration tools.

This position will accept applications until 06/21/2024.  This deadline may be extended if the necessary candidate pool is not met by this date.

Exemption Status


Compensation Detail

$97,884 - $137,030 / year

Benefits Eligible



Full Time

Hours/Pay Period


Schedule Details

Monday - Friday, Normal Business Hours 100% Remote. This position may work remotely from any location within the US. 10%+ travel may be required This vacancy is not eligible for sponsorship/ we will not sponsor or transfer visas for this position.

Weekend Schedule

Not Applicable

International Assignment


Site Description

Just as our reputation has spread beyond our Minnesota roots, so have our locations. Today, our employees are located at our three major campuses in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, Jacksonville, Florida, Rochester, Minnesota, and at Mayo Clinic Health System campuses throughout Midwestern communities, and at our international locations. Each Mayo Clinic location is a special place where our employees thrive in both their work and personal lives.Learn more about what each unique Mayo Clinic campus has to offer, and where your best fit is.

Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer

As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.


Julie Melton

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